"...and keep me a normal, healthy, American girl."
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"Every year, the zebras get faster and faster."
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"Meet your sales numbers this month, Feldman, and you can have your head back."
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"Timothy, success is nothing to fear."
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"Do you think we can forgo the chess clock tonight?"
"Now, if you'll just sign right here, Mr. Hark, you'll make the biggest mistake of your life!"
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"Do you see us as a movie or a play?"
"I'd like you to excel."
"We're hoping that someday Rosalie will be a major player in the creative economy."
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"Frankly, your mother and I think you did better work when you were two."
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"Winning isn't everything, Josh. Not being the reason your team loses is everything."
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"Pressure, Harold? After two and a half years of steady dating, why would I pressure you now?"
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"That was my answering cervix."